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As a singles player, Lee was ranked first worldwide for consecutive weeks from 21 August to 14 June He is the fourth Malaysian player after Rashid Sidek, Roslin Hashim and Wong Choong Hann to achieve such a ranking since official rankings were first kept in the sand is the only Malaysian shuttler to hold the number one ranking for more than a year. Lee is a triple silver medalist at the Olympic Games, and the sixth Malaysian to win an Olympic medal.
Some games were barely competitive. A locked-in Djokovic held his own serves in that crucial third set, and took the tiebreaker that put him a set up. It was the first Wimbledon final to go the distance since Federer won his classic over Andy Roddick final score of that fifth set —
Photos: Badmintonphoto live. Extremely deceptive as always, the former World Champions managed to break the defence wall and prevent the Japanese players from succeeding with their usual fast-paced game. Despite the celebration, the former Olympic champion Hendra Setiawan sustained a calf injury during the match.
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For four decades beginningthe Championships was held at the Wembley ArenaLondon but sinceit has been played at the Arena Birmingham in the city of BirminghamUnited Kingdom. Hartono also holds the record for most consecutive titles with seven from to Since the Open Era of badminton began in late   with the inclusion of professional badminton players from around the world inLin Dan, holds the record for the most Gentlemen's Singles titles with six.
Her drives and footwork near the forecourt have taken the game away from Intanon. They completely outclassed their opponents with incredible net-flicks and unmatchable tuning. They will now have to come back in the second game.
Novak Djokovic has saved two match points to claim a fifth Wimbledon singles crown with a titanic, nerve-shredding five-set triumph over eight-times champion Roger Federer. In a captivating, history-making four-hour, minute final of wildly fluctuating fortunes, Djokovic denied Federer to retain the title he won last year and add to the trophies he also landed at the All England Club inand The epic encounter was the longest title decider in the championships' year history, surpassing Rafael Nadal's similarly dramatic four-hour, minute win over Federer in Following a rule change introduced only this year, Sunday's tension-filled final set - which stretched more than two hours alone - was the first ever decided in a tiebreaker after games were locked at all.
The world No. The variety of the year-old's game was often mesmerising, and his focus was steely enough to resist determined second-game fight-backs by Chen. Chen, meanwhile, was gracious in defeat.
Malaysian Lee, 31, claimed a victory against year-old Chen, who had won the competition in Yu briefly retired from the sport in after she and Wang were one of four pairs disqualified from the London Olympics for attempting to lose group matches to get favourable draws in the knockout stage. The pair, who won the women's doubles in Birmingham last year, saved a match point in their final against fellow Chinese pair Ma Jin and Tang Yuanting before winning Ahsan and Setiawan won the men's doubles event at the World Championships in August and were celebrating again with a victory over Japanese pairing Hiroyuki Endo and Kenichi Hayakawa.